A wooden house for birds in winter
is not essential but still fine.
Carpenter’s work with wooden splinter
resembles houses made from pine.
Why shouldn’t birds enjoy a meal
in a restaurant in style?
Protection by a roof is real,
from all sides open it’s an isle.
Whoever dares to enter here
must be aware of danger, too.
Picking a hasty crumb in fear
remains an option that will do.